Dell XPS 8940

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 14%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 93%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 15%
Tree trunk
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (64th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 36 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith an outstanding single core score, this CPU is the cat's whiskers: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle intensive workstation, and even full-fledged server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 101%, this CPU's suitability for 3D gaming is outstanding.
Graphics8.37% is a very low 3D score (RTX 2060S = 100%). This GPU can only handle very basic 3D games but it's fine for general computing tasks.
Boot Drive300% is an exceptional SSD score. This drive is suitable for heavy workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and allow for fast transfers of multi-gigabyte files.
Memory8GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's sufficient for the vast majority of games. 8GB is also enough for moderate file and system caches which result in a very responsive system.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemDell XPS 8940  (all builds)
MotherboardDell 0KV3RP
Memory4.1 GB free of 8 GB @ 3.2 GHz
Display3840 x 2160 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20210301
Uptime0.7 Days
Run DateMay 05 '21 at 12:48
Run Duration124 Seconds
Run User USA-User
Background CPU1%

 PC Performing above expectations (64th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Normal Heavy Server
Intel Core i7-10700-$288
U3E1, 1 CPU, 8 cores, 16 threads
Base clock 2.9 GHz, turbo 4.6 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (94th percentile)
101% Outstanding
Memory 94.7
1-Core 143
2-Core 284
98% 174 Pts
4-Core 570
8-Core 1,133
105% 852 Pts
64-Core 1,530
103% 1,530 Pts
Poor: 83%
This bench: 101%
Great: 101%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 650-$112
Gigabyte(1458 3555) 2GB
CLim: 1110 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 466.11
Performing below expectations (22nd percentile)
8.37% Terrible
Lighting 8.8
Reflection 11.8
Parallax 10.8
7% 10.5 fps
MRender 13.3
Gravity 12
Splatting 10.8
10% 12 fps
Poor: 8%
This bench: 8.37%
Great: 10%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Nvme Samsung SSD 970 EVO 1TB
799GB free (System drive)
Firmware: 2B2QEXE7 Max speed: PCIe 5,000 MB/s
SusWrite @10s intervals: 1533 1275 1275 1274 1274 1243 MB/s
Performing above expectations (64th percentile)
300% Outstanding
Read 2,518
Write 2,369
Mixed 1,534
SusWrite 1,312
433% 1,933 MB/s
4K Read 57.6
4K Write 124
4K Mixed 74.8
248% 85.3 MB/s
DQ Read 1,020
DQ Write 850
DQ Mixed 937
701% 936 MB/s
Poor: 211%
This bench: 300%
Great: 333%
Toshiba DT01ACA100 1TB-$40
341GB free
Firmware: MS2OA810
SusWrite @10s intervals: 132 142 142 142 141 146 MB/s
Performing as expected (45th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Read 137
Write 111
Mixed 33.5
SusWrite 141
76% 106 MB/s
4K Read 0.8
4K Write 1.9
4K Mixed 0.6
135% 1.1 MB/s
Poor: 44%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 107%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Unknown HMA81GU6DJR8N-XN 1x8GB
1 of 4 slots used
8GB DIMM DDR4 3200 MHz clocked @ 2933 MHz
Performing below potential (96th percentile) - Ensure that the top XMP BIOS profile is enabled: How to enable XMP
47% Average
MC Read 18.9
MC Write 15.3
MC Mixed 11.4
43% 15.2 GB/s
SC Read 14.9
SC Write 17.7
SC Mixed 14.9
45% 15.8 GB/s
Latency 57.8
69% 57.8 ns
Poor: 37%
This bench: 47%
Great: 47%

 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical XPS 8940 Builds (Compare 3,886 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 76%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 96%
Nuclear submarine
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship

System: Dell XPS 8940

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 79% - Very good Total price: $568
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